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Thora Anderson


emailAssociate Pastor - Womens' Ministry

Thora met Brian while attending Grand Canyon University, where she received a B.A. in English. After college, she went on to teach at a public high school. In September 1985 they began a Bible study in their home, which has since grown into Vineyard Church North Phoenix. They have two children, Zoe and Luke.



Where were you born?
Springfield, Missouri

Who is in your immediate family and what one word would you use to describe each of them?
Brian - responsible
Zoe - thinker
Luke - gamer

Who was the most influential person in your life?
My Mom

What's your favorite...
Movie?
- It is somewhere between 'Shindler's List' & 'Up'
TV Show?- 24
Music/Band?- My High School Band

What book do you think everyone should read?
The Bible & To Kill a Mockingbird

Where is the most interesting place you've traveled to?
Tasmania

If you had to move to another country, where would you go and why?
Australia, because it is gorgeous, and I love the food and the Vineyardites there.

What do you want to be when you grow up?
Young

What do you like to do in your spare time?
Eat out, drink coffee, read, dream, and think about doing creative crafts.

If you could go back in time when you were 15 yrs old, what advice would you give yourself?
Don't sweat the small stuff!

What do you want written on your tombstone?
I'm happy to let someone else figure that one out.

If you could sit & talk with anyone who has ever lived, besides Jesus, who would it be?
Possibly Paul or Joseph from the Bible.

What is your best memory of childhood?
Making snow ice cream with my Mom & homemade ice cream with my grandparents...and eating ice cream!

Who are the most interesting people you've ever met?
John Wimber & Jackie Pullinger

If you could have any super-power what would you choose & what would your Superhero name be?
Triplicate Girl. She is an old teen Superhero who could split into three of herself. I would settle for Duplicate Girl.

What is your nickname, or if you don't have one what would you want it to be?
Thora

Are you an Introvert or Extrovert?
Introvert

What quote sums up your philosophy of life?
"Blessed are the flexible for they will not be broken" or "We do not remember days...we remember moments"